THROWBACK THURSDAY! There Were 19 Black People Who Appeared On “Seinfeld” Over The Years & We Found Them All (LIST)

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Today, 24 years ago, the first episode of Seinfeld premiered. It was called “The Seinfeld Chronicles,” and it didn’t feature any prominent black people in the episode.

This would become a trend for the show.

Listen, Seinfeld is one of the most iconic shows of all time. And it deserves its iconic status; the many adventures of Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer are still funny to this day.

But the show had a diversity problem. There was really only one reoccurring black character, Kramer’s lawyer Jackie Chiles, who was a take on Johnnie Cochran.

So when celebrating the anniversary of Seinfeld, we thought we’d give a shout out to the ones who have rarely gotten love: the 19 black people who appeared on the show from 1990 to 1998, the show’s last season.

(Ed note: we’re pretty confident this is everyone. But if we missed someone, drop a name in the comment section).

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